Expenditure on Public Healthcare by Indian Government

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As per Economic Survey 2016-17, the expenditure by Government (Central and State Governments combined) on health as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2016-17 (BE) was 1.4 per cent.

Statement showing Public expenditure on health as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in respect of some select developing countries:

Name of Country Public  expenditure on health as percentage  of GDP  – 2012
Bangladesh 1.12
China 3.02
India 1.16
Indonesia 1.19
Kuwait 2.15
Malaysia 2.21
Oman 2.17
Pakistan 1.03
Peru 2.86
Sri Lanka 1.21
Thailand 3.58

 Source:  World Health Statistics 2015 published by World Health Organization

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